Saturday, August 18, 2007

Hotel Accommodation In Beijing China

Examples of accommodation and rates available are listed below. Hotels charge 15% surcharge on top of the quoted rates. Hotel rates are constantly changing and are likely to increase closer to the Olympics.

Peninsula Hotel, Beijing. There are hundreds of hostels and hotels available in Beijing, so those listed below are only the 'tip of the iceberg. Further examples can be found by visiting some of the following sites:

Hotels in Beijing - Bookings
Hotels in Beijing - Agoda
Hostels in Beijing - Hostelworld

Remember to ask for cheaper rates than those first quoted to you by the hotel, if you simply walk in off the street to book accommodation in any hotel.

Budget Accommodation

Hotels in Beijing - Swissotel Red Lantern House
Found in Zheng Jue hutong, guests will find a relatively new and clean guest house with shared facilities. Red Lantern House is a 15 minute walk from Jishuitan subway station. Expect to pay 60rmb/bed, or doubles 180 – 240rmb.
5 Zhengjue Hutong, Xingjiekou Nandajie
Red Lantern House
Telephone: 6611 5771

Qianmen Chang Gong
The 200 year old courtyard style hostel offers a 6 bed dormitory.
40rmb/bed, triple 220rmb
11 Yintao Xiejie,
Xuanwu District
Telephone: 6301 5088 or 139 0112 3938
Email: jian_min[at]yahoo.com

Peking Down Town Backpackers Accommodation
A trendy hutong neighbourhood setting with good service and a café/library attached. This hostel is also close to the Houhai area. You can even rent bicycles for 20rmb per day!
85 Nanluogu Xiang, Dongcheng District
Telephone: 8400 2429
Email: downtown[at]backpackingchina.com

Youyi Youth Hostel
If you enjoy partying, this could be the place for you! Annexed to Poachers Inn of Sanlitun area, there are 20 twin rooms and 15 quad rooms. TV, phone and A/C are all included.
Single beds 70rmb, doubles 180rmb
43 Bei Sanlitun Nanlu, Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6417 2632
www.poachers.com.cn

Zhaolong International Youth Hostel
The friendly service of this Sanlitun area hostel has made Zhaolong popular amongst its guests. It offers a self catering dining room, library, games room and laundry, all with A/C. Bikes can also be rented.
Doubles 170 – 300 rmb
Quads 70rmb/bed, six person room 60rmb/bed
Hostelling International members receive 10rmb discount
2 Gongti Beilu, behind Zhaolong Hotel, Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6597 2299 ext 6111
Beijing Zhaolong Youth Hostel

Far East International Youth Hostel
South of Liulichang in an interesting hutong area teeming with activity. Split into two compounds, the south building is somewhat uninspiring, while the north building is centred on a traditional courtyard. There is a dumpling restaurant and bike hire can be found nearby. This hostel offers free use of their kitchen. Laundry service is available.
Dormitory style beds 50 – 60 rmb
Single room 240 rmb
Double room 300 – 400rmb
90 Tieshu Xiejie, Xuanwu District
Telephone: 5195 8561, 5195 8562
www.fareastyh.com

Mid Range Accommodation

Red Wall HotelHome Inn
Home Inn hotels can be found in 16 different parts of Beijing. They usually provide a restaurant, café, KTV and tennis courts. They are relatively new, though they are built along the style of the 1970’s.
Prices range from 150rmb – 300rmb.
A2 Xinzhong Jie, Dongcheng District
Telephone: 5120 3288

Red House
An excellent location providing easy access to many parts of Beijing, located near Dongzhimen subway.
Singles 250rmb
Doubles 400rmb
Suites 400rmb
B10 Taipingzhuang, Chunxi Lu, Dongzhimenwai Dajie, Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6416 7500
www.redhouse.com.cn

Lusongyuan Hotel
This traditional courtyard style hotel is centrally located in a hutong north of Ping'an Dadao, close to Houhai and Nanluogu Xiang. The hotel is built around a number of courtyards and offers bike rentals, internet and tourist booking service.
Rooms 650 – 1200rmb
22 Banchang Hutong, Kuan Jie, Dongcheng District
Telephone: 6404 0436
Book the Lusongyuan Hotel

Super 8 Hotel
From America, this hotel chain offers simple, inexpensive accommodation. English speaking staff, major credit cards accepted, satellite TV, and A/C.
These hotels can be found in three different areas in Beijing.
Rooms 370rmb – 500rmb
10 Tuanjiehu Beitouitao, Chaoyang District
Telephone: 6582 1008
www.super8.com.cn

Qomolangma Hotel
Close to Houhai and the Drum Tower, this recently renovated hotel has a restaurant with a Tibetan theme, but also offering Han style food.
Rooms 460rmb – 700rmb
Courtyard rooms 1200rmb
149 Gulou Xidajie, Xicheng District
Telephone: 6401 8822
www.qomolangmahotel.com

Bamboo Garden Hotel
Another traditional courtyard style hotel located near the Drum Tower and Houhai area. Ask about the rooms or visit the rooms before checking in, as the standard of décor and facilities varies.
Rooms 670rmb – 1780rmb
24 Xiaoshiqiao Hutong, Jiugulou Dajie, Xicheng District
Telephone: 5852 0088
Book the Bamboo Garden Hotel

Deluxe Accommodation

Prime hotel, BeijingCrowne Plaza Wuzhou
This is probably the classiest hotel closest to the Olympic Park area. It offers a wide range of amenities including a very popular Brazilian restaurant. Access to this hotel in Yayuncun is easy from the airport, via the Airport Expressway and North Fourth Ring Road.
Rooms 1350rmb – 5050rmb
8 Beisihuan Zhonglu, Chaoyang District
Telephone: 8498 2288
Book the Crowne Plaza Wuzhou

Grand Hyatt
This is one of classiest hotels in Beijing. The indoor swimming pool resembles an idyllic tropical setting. Great shopping is easily accessed in the adjoining Oriental Malls. Also included is the highly regarded Chinese restaurant, 'Made in China'.
Rooms 3500rmb – 34 500rmb
Telephone: 8518 1234
1 Dongchang'an Jie, Dongcheng District
Book the Grand Hyatt

China World Hotel
Another luxury hotel in the centre of Beijing. This hotel features the award winning restaurant Aria. The hotel is linked to many luxury brand name shops in the adjoining shopping centre.
3000rmb -31 000rmb
Telephone: 6505 2266
1 Jianguomenwai Dajie, Chaoyang District
Book the China World Hotel

Holiday Inn Lido
Easily accessed from the airport, this hotel has long been popular with business travelers. It has a good range of shops including Starbucks, bank services, clothing and Watson’s drugstore. It is approximately 15 minutes taxi ride from the Olympic Park area, depending on traffic conditions.
1250rmb – 2050rmb
Telephone: 6437 6688
6 Jiangtai Lu, Jichang Lu, Chaoyang District
Book the Holiday Inn Lido

Red Capital Club Residence
A unique stay in this boutique style hotel will surely allow you to take away special memories. The Red Capital Residence is set in a courtyard home with five suites. The décor is antique and 1950s in style.
Suites USD150 – 200.
Telephone: 8403 5308
9 Dongsi Liutiao, Dongcheng District
www.redcapitalclub.com.cn

Peninsula Beijing
Close to Tiananmen Square and Wangfujing shopping mall, this luxury hotel is very well appointed. Jing restaurant provides fusion style cuisine.
Rooms 2800rmb – 50 000rmb
Telephone: 8516 2888
8 Jinyu Hutong, Dongcheng District
Book the Peninsula Beijing Hotel

Other Hotels

Top choices are the resored Qing Dynasty style compound house Spring Garden with only 8 rooms or the 17 room Zhong Tang which dates from the Ming Dynasty.

Beijing New World Apartments
Swissotel Beijing
Red Wall Hotel
Boutique Beijing Fortuneland
Capital Hotel
Prime Hotel
Fujian Hotel

Hotels in Beijing

Books on China and Beijing


Book the Capital Hotel Beijing Book the Beijing Downtown Holiday Inn